Évaluation environnementale et sociale

25-mar-2020

Mozambique - Mozambique LNG – P-MZ-FD0-003 – ESHIA Summary

This Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) Executive Summary and Update provides an overview of the various environmental, social, and health studies that comprise the ESHIA for the Mozambique Liquefied Natural Gas Project (the Project). It summarises the various reports that were submitted in support of attaining environmental licenses, the various environmental and social support studies, and the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for the Project. The Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIA) for the Project (referred to as the “LNG Project EIA”) was...
18-mar-2020

Ethiopia - Belchit Medium Earth Dam Irrigation Project - P-ET-AA0-018 - EIA Report

This report deals with Environmental and Social Impacts Assessment of Belchit medium earth dam irrigation project located in Amhara National Regional State. Belchit medium earthen irrigation dam is one of the irrigation development projects in East Gojam Zone, Awabel Woreda, specifically the irrigation headwork will be situated at Shebela Abkestit kebele, Shebela Gote, proposed to irrigate about 900 ha of land. The proposed command area is found both in the left and right side of the river course. The project proponent is Amhara National Regional State Water, Irrigation and Energy...
18-mar-2020

Ethiopia - Taba Medium Earth Dam Irrigation Project - P-ET-AA0-018 - EIA Report

This report presents the environmental impacts and management plan of the proposed Taba medium scale earth dam irrigation project located at Taba River, within the Awebel Woreda, East Gojam Administrative Zone of the Amhara National Regional State. The major objective of the project is to use surface water resources of the East Gojam Zone of Awebel Woreda with an objective of bringing the area to be one of the major producer and supplier of cereals and vegetables to the local and national markets. Construction cost for the dam is estimated at ETB 164,020,426.40. As a prerequisite for...
18-mar-2020

Ethiopia - Tekeze Humera Irrigation Project - P-ET-AA0-018 - EIA Report

The proposed Tekeze-Humera Irrigation Project (THIP) is located within the Tigray National Regional State, Western zone, in Kafta Humera woreda encompassing six rural kebeles, at a locality known as Heilegen. About 30,000 ha of low lying land would be irrigated from the reservoir behind and traditional small-holder mixed farming system based on rain fed and livestock husbandry would be transformed into a commercially-oriented agricultural system, based on re-organized small and large scale farms. The EIA study aims to evaluate potential social and environmental impacts and to develop...
18-mar-2020

Ethiopia - Gidabo Irrigation Project - P-ET-AA0-018 - EIA Report

The proposed Gidabo irrigation project is found in both Oromia region (Abaya woreda of Borana zone) and SNNPRS (Loka-Abaya Woreda of Sidama zone) at about 32 km from Dilla town to the east of Lake Abaya. The left bank of the command area is located at Dibicha Laluncha kebele of Abaya woreda in Borana zone of Oromia Region, while the right bank command area is located at Abaya zuria kebele in Loka-Abaya woreda of Sidama zone. The irrigation command area lies in the lowlands 10 km from the shore of the East Abaya Lake and is very close to Dure and Gola marshes. The total irrigable area is...
13-mar-2020

Tanzania - Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed construction of Kigoma 400/132/33kV substation and 53KM of 132kV transmission line from Malagarasi Hydropower Plant to Kigoma Substation – P-TZ-FAB-004

The Government of Tanzania in corroboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) through the Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) is intending to construct a 400/132/33kV substation at Kidahwe and 53km of 132kV transmission line from Malagarasi Hydropower Plant to Kigoma substation. The transmission line is intended to evacuate 44.8MW power generated from Malagarasi Hydropower plant to Kigoma. The 400/132/33kV substation will be constructed at Kidahwe in Kigoma District Council. The line will align from Malagarasi to Mazungwe (20km) in a 20m wide corridor acquired by TANESCO...
13-mar-2020

Tanzania - Malagarasi 45MW Hydro Power Project - P-TZ-FAB-004 – RAP Report

The Kigoma region is among the 26 regions of Tanzania Mainland. The region is situated in western Tanzania and it borders the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with Lake Tanganyika to its west, Tabora and Geita regions to its east, Kagera region and Burundi to its north and Katavi region to its south. Its economy is primarily agricultural based with large population engaged in subsistence agriculture farming apart from other activities like fishing, beekeeping, and livestock keeping. Kigoma Region has a lot of potential for development but the underdevelopment of economic infrastructure such...
13-mar-2020

Tanzania - Malagarasi Hydropower Project - P-TZ-FAB-004 – Updated ESIA

The ESIA study was carried out in 2012 and the project was financed by MCC but now the Malagarasi HEP project is funded by African Development Bank (AfDB) and Agence Française de Development (AFD). It has been noted that since then there some of legislation and policies that has been amended, and also there might be some variation in environmental baseline and other concern issue has to be updated thus the update of the EIA report is of importance   The proposed hydropower project is some 27 km south of the main Uvinza-Kigoma road and railway, currently reachable by a dirt track. The...
09-mar-2020

Angola — Line of Credit to Banco Millennium Atlântico S.A. ANGOLA — P-AO-HAB-009 — ESMS Policy

ATLANTICO believes that an environmental performance of excellence represents a factor of distinction and a fundamental condition for sustainable development. Thus, ATLANTICO assumes the commitment to be an institution that creates values of sustainability, for excellence in service to its customers, promotes the commitment of its suppliers, developing actions for and with its shareholders, by the attitude before the life and career of its employees based on a good sense of social and environmental responsibility, which directly impacts on the social development of Angola. ATLANTICO is...
04-mar-2020

Gabon - Projet d’Appui à l’Opérationnalisation du Guichet de Refinancement de l’Habitat (PAGRG) phase 1 - P-GA-H00-008 - MSGES

Ce document présente les objectifs, procédures et outils qui constituent le SGES de la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC). Les rôles et les responsabilités pour la diffusion, la mise en place et la mise à jour du SGES sont également présentées ci-après. Le Système de Gestion Environnemental et Social (SGES) répond à l'objectif de la CDC de maîtriser les risques E&S et Genre liés à ses activités et opérations afin d'asseoir sa position d'institution responsable, dont les interventions prennent en compte les exigences environnementales et de Genre. Le SGES permet d'évaluer et de...
03-mar-2020

African Guarantee Fund - Environmental & Social Framework

African Guarantee Fund (AGF) provides partial guarantees to financings for Small to Medium Enterprise (SME). The Environmental and Social (E&S) risks we encounter in our business are through the business activities we guarantee. This E&S Risks Safeguard Framework (E&S Framework) has been established to set out our approach to the identification, assessment, approval and management of the se E&S risks. It has been prepared in line with our E&S Policy, which presents our objectives and principles with respect to managing E&S risk, and that guides our business...
03-mar-2020

African Guarantee Fund - Environmental & Social Policy

We have established this policy to set out the Environmental & Social (E&S) objectives and principles that guide our business activities to achieve sound E&S performance. It is applicable to African Guarantee Fund Group. This Policy provides the framework for E&S identification, management, approval and monitoring, and demonstrates our commitment to the prevention of pollution and complying with the applicable laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we and our clients operate. We shall also apply the IFC Performance Standards (2012) to our transactions and seek to...
02-mar-2020

FCMB - Social and Environmental Risk Procedure

Project Description and Summary Project Components This facility being requested by FCMB is intended to help the bank support key sectors of manufacturing, agriculture and renewable energy development. The facility would cover 35 sub-components with the following project summary note; FCMB is a tier 2 financial institution in Nigeria, with strong retail, SME, commercial and corporate banking focus. FCMB has a reach with over 200 branches in 36 states of Nigeria and a presence in the United Kingdom FCMB is requesting for about $70 million to finance this project which have 35 sub-...
28-Feb-2020

Namibia - Namibia Water Sector Support Program (NWSSP) – Phase 1 - P-NA-E00-005 - Full ESMF

The Government of the Republic of Namibia through the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) is implementing Namibia Water Sector Support Program (NWSSP) in a bid to address the water supply and sanitation challenges that is affecting the country. The project is supported by African Development Bank (AfDB). The aim of the program is to increase access, quality, security and sustainability of water supply and sanitation services in Namibia. The program implementation is split into two phases; the phase 1 that will be implemented in the next 5 years and phase 2 after completion of...
25-Feb-2020

Ethiopia - Commercial Bank of Ethiopia - P-ET-HAA-003 - Environmental and Social Policy

The scope of Environmental and Social Policy of CBE is outlined on the basis of the bank’s Environmental and Social issues. These activities could be seen from two angles, where CBE itself has a direct impact on the environment it operates in the usage of resources such as electricity, oil, lighting, paper, toners, logistics, own waste treatment and others. The other angle can be considered as indirect impacts related to all kinds of activities through which CBE can secondarily have influence on the society and environment through its business interactions.
21-Feb-2020

Spark+ Africa Fund - Environmental & Social Management Policy

Spark+ Africa Fund - Environmental & Social Management Policy (E&S Management Policy) which sets out objectives, procedures and guidelines to manage risks and monitor and report the Fund’s developmental impact in line with the aims of its principal shareholders. It is used for investee-company evaluation and reporting and the Fund reporting to the Limited Partners. The E&S Management Policy is a framework that integrates environmental and social risk management and reporting into the Spark+ Fund’s business processes. It is a set of actions and procedures that are implemented...
10-Feb-2020

Ethiopia - Multi-Sectoral Approach For Stunting Reduction Project (MASReP) - P-ET-IBZ-001 - Full ESMF

As per the available information, physical construction of a number of structures such as small and micro dams, water supply structures such as reservoirs, bore holes etc, schools, health institutions are some components of the implementation of the Multi-Sectoral Approach for Stunting Reduction Project (MASReP) - Seqota Declaration. It’s obvious that implementation of these infrastructures will bring about adverse social and environmental impacts. These impacts can be occurred during pre-construction, construction and operation phases and their impact can be categorized from different...
10-Feb-2020

Ethiopia - Multi-Sectoral Approach For Stunting Reduction Project (MASReP) - P-ET-IBZ-001 - ESMF Summary

Full ESMF Seqota Declaration (SD) is a high-level commitment unveiled by the Ethiopian government in July 2015 to end stunting in children under two years by 2030. Informed by a conceptual framework built around three pathways of change, the 15 years Seqota Declaration Implementation Plan focuses on delivering high impact nutrition specific, nutrition sensitive and infrastructure interventions across multiple sectors including health, agriculture, water, irrigation and electricity, education, social protection and women and children affairs in 40 woredas in Amhara and Tigray region along...
10-Feb-2020

Regional Trade Finance – Risk Cover and Liquidity Program with SMBCE - P-Z1-HAB-074 - ESMS Summary

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is considering a partnership for a USD 200 million Regional Trade Finance – Risk Cover and Liquidity Program with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited (SMBCE) which has two components: (i) USD 100 million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement (RPA), and (ii) USD 100 million funded RPA. The partnership with SMBCE will see the AfDB share the default risk and provide liquidity up to 50% on a portfolio of eligible Trade Finance (TF) instruments originated by African issuing banks (IBs) and confirmed by SMBCE.  Under the unfunded RPA, the...
07-Feb-2020

Tchad - Projet de Promotion de la Formation des Filles et de l’Alphabétisation des Femmes (2P2FAF) - P-TD-IAE-002 - CGES

Malgré l’amélioration du taux net de scolarisation (63,6% en 2014, contre 39% en 2000), et du taux d’achèvement du cycle primaire (50,8% en 2015, contre 23% en 2000), le niveau d’éducation de la population tchadienne, en particulier celui des femmes demeure encore l’un des plus bas en Afrique. Les disparités entre les sexes sont beaucoup plus marquées dans l’enseignement secondaire et supérieur, et se manifestent également par un faible pourcentage des filles dans les filières scientifiques et techniques. La pauvreté, les mariages et les grossesses précoces, la violence basée sur le genre,...